Bay of Islands Health Retreat specializes in helping people lead healthy lifestyles and offers a wide range of amazing fitness activities.
Yoga Retreats (1)
Philippa is the founder of the Retreat, a REPS NZ registered personal trainer, THUMP Boxing Instructor, Wellness, Mindfulness. Weightloss and Nutrition coach. Philippa believes in creating a beautiful and relaxing environment, taking people out into nature, providing beautiful healthy meals and supporting them on their journey. The Bay of Islands Health Retreat provides a nurturing environment with only a small number of clients at a time, ensuring that you will get as much as possible from your stay. Our flexibility and level of personal attention is what makes us unique.
Over the last twenty years, Lisa has deved into many different styles of yoga with inspirational and knowledgeable instructors. This led her to complete her 200 hour teacher training with Jennifer Lynn on the beautiful island of Maui in 2015. Lisa teaches alignment focused vinyasa flow classes for beginner to intermediate levels. Her classes incorporate asana, pranayama and mindfulness - building strength and stamina, while increasing flexibility and fluidity of movement through the power of connecting to the breath.
from Canada, March 2020
"The perfect place to reset, be healthy, and experience NZ"
The food was outstanding, the location was perfect, we did some really great activities offsite everyday (biking, hiking. paddle boarding) which allowed me to see different parts of the North Island. The yoga, workout, and kickboxing sessions were fun and high quality. Pip, Pete and Paul made me feel at home and I left feeling fantastic. The yoga instructors brought different things to the table. I'm a beginner and found them both to be good with going through the basics but also pushing me to try new things, get out of my comfort zone. Would love to go back.
from New Zealand, October 2019
"Food is incredible"
I loved the wholesome, freshly prepared, filling meals and the relaxed atmosphere, we were made to feel at home. I stayed with my Nana on the yoga retreat package and Phillippa and Sharyn went out of their way to make us feel welcome and relaxed and cared for, it was really above and beyond what was expected. We had our yoga classes, bush walks, coffees in Russell and KeriKeri and late afternoon spas and I could not recommend this enough; I will be returning anytime I need to unwind!
from New Zealand, June 2018
The yoga was excellent plus the hosts were friendly and helpful. The venue was lovely and excellent value for money. The furnishings and things like nice soaps/ body lotion was a great quality and tasteful. The setting was lovely and there were nice places to visit and the hosts provided transport or took us.
from Australia, January 2020
Pip, Pete and Paul were lovely, welcoming and professional. I went for a yoga retreat for 3 days and ended up extending it by one night because I didn't want to leave. The food, accommodation and company were wonderful. The extra activities like stand up paddle boarding and mountain biking were heaps of fun! I also appreciated the coffee runs. I reached the goals I wanted to in terms of personal development in a very short period of time so I really have the retreat to thank for that. I will be back x
from New Zealand, May 2019
"Personalised Health Retreat"
I very much appreciative Philippa listening to my goals, and organising a personalised retreat which worked for me. Her gentle, calm approach and manner was great. Fabulous location, accommodation and food.
from United States, April 2019
I LOVED my experience! Every guest gets to customize their own experience. I chose to focus on yoga and taking time to slow down, I left feeling relaxed and energized. The hosts took care of every detail and went above and beyond with every detail. The room was extremely clean, the yoga classes were fantastic, I loved the infrared sauna and really enjoyed the mini trips that were offered. I can't say enough about my stay, I can't wait to go back!!!
from New Zealand, June 2018
The hosts were great!